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Wallace, Donald Smith

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Birth Date: 10 August 1844 (Ballark, Victoria, Australia)

Death Date: 27 May 1900 (Ballark, Victoria, Australia)

Parents: John Wallace and Elizabeth (nee Smith)

Family: Ida Australia Thorn, 1 son

Education: Goslett's School, Melbourne

Religion: Church of England

Career

Pastoral experience at Vectis, 1870; Moved to Queensland with Dugald Macpherson; Owner Terrick, Kilcumin, Mormanton and Coreena Stations; Partner with Sir Sam Wilson and R.G. Casey; Owner, Mewburn Park Gippsland; Heavy drought and crash losses; Retired to Ballark

Local Government Service: Councillor, Ballan Shire Council


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Clermont 10 Aug 1883 28 Apr 1888

Other Seats: Member of Victorian Legislative Council, SW Province, 1889 to 1894

Additional Information

Notes: Winner, Melbourne Cup 1888 and 1890; Member, Victoria Racing Club Committee

Sources: Imaged courtesy of the Victorian Parliamentary Library; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)